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Hysteria is a very unique and abnormal mental disease What makes it so interesting is that it causes physical symptoms that someone would not normally experience Mental conflicts are unconsciously converted to symptoms that appear to be physical but for which no organic cause is foundHysteria 1 One major outburst of hysteria occurred in 1692 resulting in the deaths of twenty-four innocent lives By the time hysteria had spent itself twenty-four people had diedTWHSTSV 2 This type of hysteria was mass hysteria where a group of people are in a frenzy as opposed to just one individual Evidently hysteria is a very serious disease and has the potential to cause many avoidable deaths Mass hysteria is a frenzy that has the potential to effect an entire community state or possibly even country or nation It is a condition where a group of people dash about wildly screaming and sometimes talking as if another person is in them experiencing rapid breathing spasms of extremities or even faintingHayes 1 In some ways it can be look on as a chain reaction It is often caused by new problems that worsen existing difficultiesTWHSTSV 2 When one person sees another running about wildly and finds out what the cause is he or she will do the same until eventually the idea spreads to the entire population Some problems that cause these are overly strict regulations lack of open communication between the authorities and the residents as well as inadequate healthy recreational outletsHayes 1 All these issues are things that if performed can help prevent or calm an outbreak of mass hysteria In the Salem Witch Trials the existing difficulties that led up to the witchcraft theory were ordinary stresses of seventeenth century life in Massachusetts These include a strong belief in the devil factions among Salem Village fanatics and rivalry with nearby Salem Town a recent small pox epidemic and the threat of attack by warring tribesDAmario 1 All
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